CONFIRMED – Studio Backlot Tour Closes September 27th, 2014

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Confirmed to cast members this afternoon, the Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will close after 25 years in just 8 days on September 27th, 2014.

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We first posted the rumor this morning, but it has quickly become fact. Disney has not announced what will replace the attraction yet. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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Lori
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Lori

Excited to see something new arrive at DHS! Pixar? Still waiting to hear when Star Wars Land will arrive.

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:)

What about a Carsland??

cha
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cha

I think they should rename Holly Wood Studios as “Kiddie Land”.

Brenna
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Brenna

I think they should end up putting that frozen ride here.

Frank Pratt
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Frank Pratt

Wonder what’s going to become of all the large scale props left outside,& the prop “warehouse”….

Alex
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Alex

Probably the same thing they did with Spectro and Lights of Winter, let them out to rust and trash them.

G.who
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G.who

NO STAR WARS LAND!!!

lisalarson297
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lisalarson297

Agreed!!!!!

Lexi
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Lexi

I know we’re all very anxious as to what’s going to be a part of this new “land”, but I welcome new developments at the Studios! A great park that needs some updates and love.

Tess
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Tess

I enjoyed the back lot tour but they have taken so much away from it over the years, its just not fun any more.

Geror
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Geror

I was done with it when they took out the golden girls house!

Peter Stapp
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Peter Stapp

What are Doing with Walt’s Gulfstream plane? Piece of Disney history.

Mary Amess
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Mary Amess

Hopefully some of the props, like Walts plane, might be incorporated into a museum of Disney through the ages. Would be a shame not to see them. XX

lisalarson297
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lisalarson297

NOOOOOOO!!!!!! I LOVE THAT RIDE!!!!!! This SUCKS!!!!

Pythus
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Pythus

I am not crying over that closure. Honestly, I thought it was cheesy.

Anthony Flynn
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Anthony Flynn

Enormous waste of valuable space. I had heard rumors that cars land was going to replace back lot and stunt show. Likewise star wars land is going where indy was.and surrounding areas. These rides are dated and are not classics that deserve to be preserved. Hollywood needs a major overhaul and I for one am glad they are doing it.

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Brian
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Brian

Expand PixarLand with some thing from Incredibles and perhaps Ratatouille. Star Wars land will stay on other side of the park. Expand Muppets presence and replace Beauty and the BEAST with a Tangled show…that would give you 4 good lands in DHS and make it worth it.

bcrawley
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bcrawley

Beauty and the Beast Show should be moved to the MK close to Be our Guest and Story Time with Belle in my opinion!

renise99
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renise99

I would love for them to bring Radiator Springs to Florida!

themiims
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themiims

I’m so excited for something new at HS the Backlot Tour did get kinda meh after they removed some of the props. Not too excited for Star Wars expansion but Pixar exoansion will probably be a great addition to the park! I’ll miss The Beauty and the Beast show and would love to see it added to MK

Steve Brang
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Steve Brang

Hate to see it go, it will be one of those rides (Attractions) my kids will remember when they get older. I have dibs on the tractor from Tim Allen’s Home Improvement Show.

Justin
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Justin

Back in ’93 my friend and I were picked to be in the navy battle scene demonstration. The Backlot Tour will always be special to me. I’ve been on it many times since. Can’t say I’ll be sorry to see it go, though. Catastrophe Canyon was getting a bit stale.